16 December 2021 - Events
Represented the Playboy Enterprises affiliated entity as seller’s counsel in connection with the sale of the Playboy Mansion for a record-setting $100 million.
Acted as lender’s local California counsel in a $65 million refinance of existing debt on a historic winery and vineyard estate.
Represented a national REIT in the $96.5 million sale of a 2,215 unit apartment portfolio.
Acted as lender’s counsel in $85 million residential property sale.
Represented a national REIT in $550 million in tax exchanges, resulting in significant tax savings.
Handled $74 million apartment project sale for a national REIT.
‘On the Move: Tracking the Ins and Outs of California Lawyers,’ The Recorder - October 1, 2021, featured
‘Real Estate Lawyers on the Move,’ Law 360 - October 6, 2021, featured
‘On the Move: Tracking the Ins and Outs of California Lawyers,’ The Daily Journal - September 27, 2021, featured
‘Wake Up Call: Women Lawyers File Amicus Brief in Abortion Case,’ Bloomberg Law - September 21, 2021, featured
‘The Daily Docket,’ Thomson Reuters Westlaw - September 21, 2021, featured
‘Withers grows California real estate team with partner Loretta Thompson in LA,’ Withers Insight - September 20, 2021, quoted
‘What Attorneys Must Know As Congress Debates 1031 Program,’ Law360 - July 2, 2021, quoted
‘Real Estate Legislation To Watch In 2021’s 2nd Half,’ Law360 - June 30, 2021, quoted
‘Forewarned and Forearmed: How to Invest Ahead of a Housing Bust,’ Million Acres - June 15, 2021, quoted
‘Why American homebuyers will struggle to get insurance,’ Mortgage Professional America - May 12, 2021, quoted
‘Clairvoyance and Force Majeure: Addressing These Events in Contracts With Command of the Issues,’ Greenspoon Marder Client Alert – April 2, 2020, author
‘Eight Common Mistakes HNW Investors Make When Buying Commercial Properties,’ National Real Estate Investor - February 22, 2019, quoted
American Bar Association, Real Property Section, Member
Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Los Angeles (BOMA), Committee Member
BOMA Sustainability Committee, Member, 2010-2014
Vistas for Children Charity, Member
‘The ROI of Sustainability: Building a Business Case for Living Buildings,’ Bisnow’s Los Angeles State of the Market - The Resurgence of the Los Angeles CRE Market - October 5, 2021, moderator
‘A Continued Discussion On: How Environmental, Social, And Governance (Esg) Strategies Create Resilience And Sustainability,’ GM Webinar - June 23, 2021, speaker
‘Buildings Need to Develop Immunity to Forces and New Realities That Affect Them – How Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategies to Create Resilience and Sustainability in Real Estate,’ GM Webinar - May 20, 2021, speaker
‘So You Think You Know Title 24: A Checklist for Operations and Tenant Improvements,’ BOMA GLA Codes Committee Seminar - March 30, 2017, panelist
‘BOMA Energy Performance Contract Model (BEPC) and BOMA Green Lease and the BOMA Energy Efficiency Program (BEEP),’ Greenbuild International Conference – 2016, panelist
‘Practical Issues in Section 1031 Exchanges,’ USC Gould School of Law 2016 Tax Institute - January 26, 2016, panelist
‘Partnership and Real Estate Hot Topics,’ USC Gould School of Law 2016 Tax Institute - January 26, 2016, panelist
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07 December 2021 - Article
Withers public international law team comments on the oral argument heard by United States Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization
07 December 2021 - Article
Important update for owners of French property: changes to succession law in France
06 December 2021 - Podcast
Withers talks: Leveling the playing field with Michael Rueda | Episode 5 - The business of talent: Business management for long term success
02 December 2021 - In The Press